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Justice Kennedy has added some suspense regarding the future of gerrymandering, and therefore the future of Republican domination of state and federal legislatures. For my discussion on The Hill.com, click on  9 more words

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules NC congressional districts gerrymandered – WRAL

The Watch Dog response: Congressman G.K. Butterfield told us on Saturday at the 1st Congressional District Convention to be on the look out for the court ruling. 144 more words

US Supreme Court

Butterfield Statement on SCOTUS Voter ID Decision

For Immediate Release

Date: May 15, 2017

Contact: Meaghan Lynch

Office: (202) 225.3101

Butterfield Statement on SCOTUS Voter ID Decision

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. 177 more words

Voter ID

Despite Republican Majority, U.S. Supreme Court Rejects North Carolina Voter ID Law as Racist

Despite the fact that Donald Trump nominated Justice Neil Gorsuch, who is now firmly seated on the U.S. Supreme Court, our highest court has rejected an appeal to reinstate North Carolina’s voter ID law this week.

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US Politics

Trump appointee Neil Gorsuch unlikely to rule in case of boy arrested for burping

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Neil Gorsuch‘s sharpest dissents as an appeals court judge came just six months before he was nominated for the… 732 more words


Day Five - Law, Bibles, Judges and a Vice President

The day was beautiful.

Just like the portage from the Three Little Bears. Not too hot and not too cold! Just Right!

We headed out a little after 8, got half a block and realized I needed socks on with my Keds. 689 more words

DC Trip

Day Five - Capital

Tuesday, May 9th – Capital

Take the Metro to the Federal Center SW

  • Ulysses S Grant Memorial 
  • US Capital
  • Library of Congress
  • US Supreme Court…
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